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Coreopsis verticillata ‘Bengal Tiger’
Coreopsis verticillata ‘Bengal Tiger’
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Coreopsis verticillata ‘Bengal Tiger’

Threadleaf Coreopsis

USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 1.165.610

Also known as Threadleaf Coreopsis, this forms a spreading clump of very delicate, ferny foliage. This selection bears loads of starry red and gold flowers from early summer into the fall. Improved, clean, manicured habit and feathery, mildew resistant foliage. Clipping off faded flowers will encourage buds to form all season. Tolerant of hot, dry sites. Excellent for cutting, edging the sunny border, mass planting and in mixed containers. Attractive to butterflies. USPP#25345: unlicensed propagation prohibited. Registered with COPF.

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Coreopsis verticillata ‘Bengal Tiger’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
  Mid Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Ground Cover
   45-50 cm
   18-20 inches
   55-60 cm
   21-23 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate